MARSHALL MCDONALD JAZZ PROJECT

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Predatory Capitalism

A friend of mine posted a question about the pay level of sports figures and why?  I wrote this answer and I’m sharing it. Most of y’all might not dig it. But..... 

Because predatory capitalism doesn’t care about the needs…

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Clark Terry "Over the Rainbow"

Check this one out!   I met Mr. Terry many times while traveling, one of the masters and also the first to integrate TV bands on The Tonight Show NBC, in New York City.  This version is swinging and clever.  Also…

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Jazz vs Classical

AMERICAN CLASSICAL MUSIC (JAZZ) vs EUROPEAN CLASSICAL MUSIC 

I'm always confused why certain people act like Jazz and Classical are different and say, one can only do one or the other.  Same harmony, same 12 notes, same instruments.  Jazz Players…

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Abdullah Ibrahim Cancelled.....and other news

I'm sorry to announce that Mr. Ibrahim had to withdraw from the Chicago Symphony Hall concert and the 4 nights at the Blue Note New York due to health concerns.  He is doing well and we appreciate your thoughts.

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Study the "Learn to Hear" Method with Marshall McDonald!

SKYPE LESSONS, STUDIO LESSONS, AT HOME LESSONS  

All saxophones, clarinet and flute.  ALL LEVELS, email me with any questions!  

LEARN TO HEAR METHOD!  You have to learn to hear, music is about hearing, and jazz is about expressing yourself.   We…

Summer gigs!

Have a lot of nice things coming up this summer from Tokyo, to New York, to Amsterdam!   Hope to see y'all this summer!

 

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Momose Shokudo in Tokyo, Japan!

満員御礼☆マーシャル・マクドナルド JAZZプロジェクト@百瀬食堂 

June 16, 2019 
2019年6月15日、 
土砂降りの強風の中、

 
百瀬食堂は、満員御礼130%!!! 
お越しいただいた皆様、 
お気にかけてくださった皆様、
 

本当にありがとうございました。 
やはり、奴らはすごかった!!! 
やはり、阿佐ヶ谷が!!! 

百瀬食堂が、ニューヨークになった!!! 

みんなの拍手が鳴りやまない。 

今でも心に余韻が響き続けています。 

マーシャルがUPしてくれたyou tubeをここでもシェア!

Visit the Webpage here

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July 7 Connecticut

On July 7, I'll be playing for a private event at the Whitney Center in Branford CT, a retirement community.  I always like playing there so many of those folks actually saw Count Basie, Benny Goodman, and Tommy Dorsey!  It's…

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July 6 at Westchester Collaborative Theatre

Marshall McDonald Jazz Project 
July 6, 2019 
two sets at 7:30 and 9 pm
Westchester Collaborative Theater 
http://www.wctheater.org 

Marshall McDonald saxophone 
James Weidman piano 
Noriatsu Naraoka bass 
George Coleman drums 

**Mr. Weidman has to suddenly travel out of town for…

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July 5 at Smalls Live NYC

Marshall McDonald Jazz Project
July 5, 2019

Come celebrate July 4 with some New York Jazz!
@ Smalls Live, New York City, NY
Marshall McDonald saxophone
James Weidman piano
Noriatsu Naraoka bass
Alvester Garnett drums

**Mr. Weidman has to suddenly…

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Stanley & Tommy Turrentine

I’ve never seen this video before, thanks to Randy Brecker for posting this on Facebook, I’m from Pittburgh, and I heard about Tommy after I started getting into jazz, but never met him. The stories about all the Pittsburgh cats…